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Monthly Quiz: January 2018

This month was all about the 'passported benefits' that are available to Universal Credit claimants........

Question:
This was the quiz question in January 2018: 
 
Which of the following statements is true, A, B or C? 
 
A. Anyone in England or Wales on Universal Credit can get free school meals for their children (or themselves) - ie there is currently no income limit. 
 
B. Regardless of where they live, to get free school meals for their children (or themselves), a UC claimant will be entitled as long as they are not working ie any earnings in the previous Monthly assessment Period will mean no entitlement. 
 
C. Regardless of where they live, to get free school meals for their children (or themselves) a UC claimant must have had net earnings in the previous Monthly Assessment Period below £610. 
 
The answer was A in January 2018, however on 1st April 2018 the rules changed - more information here

The winner of the January Quiz question was from Teign Housing.